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 Post subject: Tauntaun Sleeping Bag! PostPosted: 2009-04-03 01:26am
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I saw this at Crooks and Liars:

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Slumber in the Belly of the Beast

In the sub-zero wasteland of the planet Hoth, only the strong survive... and of course those lucky Jedi protected by the thick skin of a Tauntaun. Now after exhaustive movie viewing research and analysis ThinkGeek Labs has isolated the exact synthetic compounds needed to re-create Tauntaun fur. What have we done with this supreme knowledge? Created a Tauntaun sleeping bag of course.


I know it's a joke and all, and I'm way too old for this kind of thing, but this is fucking cool!

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Product Features

* Classic Star Wars sleeping bag simulates the warmth of a Tauntaun carcass
* Built-in embroidered Tauntaun head pillow
* Glowing Lightsaber zipper pull
* Great for playing pretend "Save Luke from the Wampa" games
* Teach your children about the best Star Wars movie ever
* Fully Licensed Lucasfilm™ Collectable
* Fits children (and small adults)
* 100% Polyester construction, Machine washable
* Exterior Dimensions - 32" x 60"


If only they had this when I was a kid. :lol:



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 Post subject: Re: Tauntaun Sleeping Bag! PostPosted: 2009-04-03 02:45am
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The best part? Thinkgeek received such a massive response for the product they are actively seeking permission from Lucasfilm™ for permission to begin making and selling them. The origional is of course just an arts project one of the thinkgeek staffers put together for April Fool's day.




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 Post subject: Re: Tauntaun Sleeping Bag! PostPosted: 2009-04-03 03:20am
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They better make that in my size... That is fucking great! I swear, you will see pictures of me in that if it is at all possible. :D

"Glowing lightsaber zipper pull" and the "guts" pattern on the inside... :lol: :lol:



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 Post subject: Re: Tauntaun Sleeping Bag! PostPosted: 2009-04-03 08:37am
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I'd received the email with that in it and hadn't even considered it an April Fool's Day prank. Considering a lot of the stuff they sell on their site it's not far fetched at all.

I'm going to have to check and see if their bacon in a squeeze bottle was fake too. A co-worker of mine was going to order some for another co-workers birthday. :)



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 Post subject: Re: Tauntaun Sleeping Bag! PostPosted: 2009-04-03 03:16pm
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And I thought it smelled bad on the outside.

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 Post subject: Re: Tauntaun Sleeping Bag! PostPosted: 2009-04-03 05:56pm
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I love the entrails pattern on the inside. :lol:



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 Post subject: Re: Tauntaun Sleeping Bag! PostPosted: 2009-04-05 01:17pm
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It's the lightsaber zipper pull that puts it over the top.



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 Post subject: Re: Tauntaun Sleeping Bag! PostPosted: 2009-04-19 05:41pm
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This is fucking awesome. I don't care if it's a prank; I want one... :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Tauntaun Sleeping Bag! PostPosted: 2009-05-02 12:22pm
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:shock: If those things hit the market I have to get it for my girlfriend's kid. If he doesn't know what it is... I have quite a bit of educating to do.



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 Post subject: Re: Tauntaun Sleeping Bag! PostPosted: 2009-05-12 04:47pm
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Baffalo wrote:
:shock: If those things hit the market I have to get it for my girlfriend's kid. If he doesn't know what it is... I have quite a bit of educating to do.


Sod kids..I want one for Glastonbury!!

How easy would it be to pull a flaked out festival goer with that..'wanna come back to my tent and see my tauntaun sleeping bag'

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 Post subject: Re: Tauntaun Sleeping Bag! PostPosted: 2009-05-14 01:08pm
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Master Arachnos wrote:
Baffalo wrote:
:shock: If those things hit the market I have to get it for my girlfriend's kid. If he doesn't know what it is... I have quite a bit of educating to do.


Sod kids..I want one for Glastonbury!!

How easy would it be to pull a flaked out festival goer with that..'wanna come back to my tent and see my tauntaun sleeping bag'

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And hear my tauntaun roar, too? :) :wink: 8)

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 Post subject: Re: Tauntaun Sleeping Bag! PostPosted: 2009-05-14 01:13pm
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JME2 wrote:
Master Arachnos wrote:
Baffalo wrote:
:shock: If those things hit the market I have to get it for my girlfriend's kid. If he doesn't know what it is... I have quite a bit of educating to do.


Sod kids..I want one for Glastonbury!!

How easy would it be to pull a flaked out festival goer with that..'wanna come back to my tent and see my tauntaun sleeping bag'

:P


And hear my tauntaun roar, too? :) :wink: 8)


I see we're rancing around the "Want to see my lightsaber" line and the "its cold out, can I sleep in you?" one.




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 Post subject: Re: Tauntaun Sleeping Bag! PostPosted: 2009-05-14 01:39pm
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Themightytom wrote:
I see we're rancing around the "Want to see my lightsaber" line and the "its cold out, can I sleep in you?" one.


Nah, I'm just having a bit of fun; I couldn't resist making a reference to Robot Chicken . 8)

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 Post subject: Re: Tauntaun Sleeping Bag! PostPosted: 2009-05-14 01:45pm
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JME2 wrote:
Themightytom wrote:
I see we're rancing around the "Want to see my lightsaber" line and the "its cold out, can I sleep in you?" one.


Nah, I'm just having a bit of fun; I couldn't resist making a reference to Robot Chicken . 8)


Oh didn't catch tthe reference




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